Am I an addict – Take the test. Please answer all the questions.


  1. Do you ever use alone? [Yes] [ No]
  2. Have you ever substituted one drug for another, thinking that one particular drug was the problem? [Yes] [ No]
  3. Have you ever manipulated or lied to a doctor to obtain prescription drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  4. Have you ever stolen drugs or stolen to obtain drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  5. Do you regularly use a drug when you wake up or when you go to bed? [Yes] [ No]
  6. Have you ever taken one drug to overcome the effects of another? [Yes] [ No]
  7. Do you avoid people or places that do not approve of you using drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  8. Have you ever used a drug without knowing what it was or what it would do to you? [Yes] [ No]
  9. Has your job or school performance ever suffered from the effects of your drug use? [Yes] [ No]
  10. Have you ever been arrested as a result of using drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  11. Have you ever lied about what or how much you use? [Yes] [ No]
  12. Do you put the purchase of drugs ahead of your financial responsibilities? [Yes] [ No]
  13. Have you ever tried to stop or control your using? [Yes] [ No]
  14. Have you ever been in a jail, hospital or drug rehabilitation centre because of your using? [Yes] [ No]
  15. Does using interfere with your sleeping or eating? [Yes] [ No]
  16. Does the thought of running out of drugs terrify you? [Yes] [ No]
  17. Do you feel it is impossible for you to live without drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  18. Do you ever question your own sanity? [Yes] [ No]
  19. Is your drug use making life at home unhappy? [Yes] [ No]
  20. Have you ever thought you couldn’t fit in or have a good time without drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  21. Have you ever felt defensive, guilty or ashamed about your using? [Yes] [ No]
  22. Do you think a lot about drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  23. Have you had irrational or indefinable fears? [Yes] [ No]
  24. Has using affected your sexual relationship? [Yes] [ No]
  25. Have you ever taken drugs you didn’t prefer? [Yes] [ No]
  26. Have you ever used drugs because of emotional pain or stress? [Yes] [ No]
  27. Have you ever overdosed on any drugs? [Yes] [ No]
  28. Do you continue to use despite negative consequences? [Yes] [ No]
  29. Do you think that you have a drug problem? [Yes] [ No]